Cornwall is a great place for a holiday with a baby or toddler. Gorgeous beaches, loads of fun things to do withh toddlers – and no flying involved! The icing on the cake is a perfect baby friendly or toddler friendly place to stay with everything you need to have a special family holiday. These are my recommendations on 50 fantastic places to stay with babies and toddlers in Cornwall.
Places To Stay In Cornwall With Babies And Toddlers
#1. The Sands Resort
The Sands Resort is a family friendly hotel just outside Newquay. There is something for everyone at the Sands Resort including spacious Family Suites with a separate sleeping area for little ones, various children’s dining options and a Spa. Parents can make use of the baby listening service whilst catching up over good food and wine in the Restaurant. Babies and toddlers will love the bouncy castle, swimming pool, soft play area and outdoor play area (especially the pirate ship!).
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#2. Lizard Lighthouse Cottages
It’s hard to find anywhere much more exciting to stay than next to a working lighthouse! Lizard Lighthouse Cottages is a collection of 6 cottages located on the southern most tip of mainland Britain. The cottages boast dazzling scenery and coastal walks right on the doorstep including walks to the famous Kynance Cove and St Michael’s Mount.
Lizard Lighthouse is a working lighthouse which was first established in 1619. Bishop’s Rock is a 2 bedroom cottage with 1 double and 1 twin bedroom. It is beautifully furnished with all the mod cons you’d expect in the kitchen along with a TV and DVD player. Travel cot and highchairs are available on request. The village of Lizard is ¼ mile away and has shops, restaurants and pubs.
There is an enclosed courtyard and parking for 1 car. Ear plugs are provided for when the fog horn goes off!!!!
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#3. Sandymouth Holiday Park
Sandymouth Holiday Park is just a short walk from Sandymouth Bay and only 15 mins drive from Bude.
There is a range of static caravans and holiday lodges which can sleep between 6 and 8 people. Free WIFI is also provided.
There are loads of facilities for babies and toddlers at Sandymouth, including an indoor swimming pool and outdoor splash pool, sports pitch and activity programme. There are also activities for toddlers include Clown Academy and Pirates Paradise!
Don’t miss the nightly entertainment with leading comedians, bands and cabaret acts at the Ocean Bar (which also sells Costa Coffee during the day). Toddlers will love meeting Charlie Bear, who is the Sandymouth mascot, and who loves dancing and making friends with the little ones.
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#4. Atlantic Reach Holiday Resort
Just outside Newquay, Atlantic Reach Holiday Resort has indoor and outdoor swimming pools, nightly entertainment and over 200 holiday homes – some which are suitable for pets. There are holiday homes to suit all budgets, and they all have open plan living areas with spacious layouts and gardens. Some of the holiday homes have hot tubs.
There are amazing leisure facilities at Atlantic Reach holiday resort including a large, modern gym which runs over 80 classes a week, and a Spa which offers relaxing pampering treatments.
Toddlers will love the 2 swimming pools, football pitch, indoor soft play and packed entertainment schedule. There is also a Kids Club for tiny tots where little ones can take part in fun activities like story telling, clay modelling and arts and crafts.
There is a great range of dining options at Atlantic Reach, including the Manor Arms which serves 3 course meals, the barista Café or having a BBQ by the outdoor swimming pool.
The beach is 15 minutes away, and the resort is close to the attractions of Newquay including Newquay Zoo.
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#5. Merlin Farm Cottages
Named by the Independent newspaper as one of ‘The 50 best British Escapes’, Merlin Farm Cottages gets rave reviews from parents who have stayed there. This complex of baby and toddler friendly cottages is a quiet, rural location with stunning views over fields with plenty of open space for toddlers to enjoy playing on.
The cottages are all 4-5* with high quality furnishings and are within walking distance / short drive of the beach. If you don’t fancy cooking there are a couple of local companies which will deliver freshly prepared food to you on a night. Plus, there are 5 fantastic beaches within 5 miles of Merlin Farm Cottages!
Toddlers will love meeting Horace the donkey and feeding the horses and there is a small Under 6’s play area.
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#6. Bosinver Farm Cottages
Bosinver Farm Cottages come highly recommended by parents for the sheer range of baby and toddler friendly things to do on the farm. This includes playing in the indoor play barn, going on pony rides and feeding the animals and collecting eggs. They really have thought of everything at Bosinver – you can even borrow a set of baking equipment if you fancy getting busy in the kitchen with your little one on a rainy day!. In case you have any free time, the (free) Wild Kids Club runs regular guided activities such as den building, pond dipping and campfire building
Learn More – http://www.bosinver.co.uk/
#7. Retallack Holiday Resort
Retallack is a 5* holiday resort which specialises in holidays for babies and toddlers. It is situated in 100 acres of Cornish countryside close to Padstow on the north coast of Cornwall. There are luxury lodges with comfy beds, loads of mod cons and balconies with views over the lakes – some have hot tubs too.
Outside there are acres of countryside to run around in and plenty of ducks to feed around the lake. Older children will like all the watersports activities available at Retallack, but babies and toddlers will love the Twinkle Tots music sessions and Aqua Tots swimming sessions.
Grownups can relax in the Health Club and Spa, indoor swimming pool, relaxation room and steam room, while the little ones are having fun in the Little Den crèche for 0-5 year olds. You can also book a babysitter and have a romantic meal in the restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner using the finest local Cornish produce.
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#8. Broomhill Manor Holiday Cottages
There are a cluster of baby and toddler friendly cottages at Broomhill Manor Holiday Cottages, near to Bude. They have amazing facilities for babies and toddlers – including the opportunity for toddlers to go on a pony ride at the onsite stables! The cottages are ½ a mile from the nearest road, and have an enormous lawn outside of them for running and around and playing.
There is also an indoor and outdoor heated swimming pool, Spa and Under 6s playroom packed full of toys. Outside there is a sandpit, wendy house, trampoline and wooden fort.
Summerleaze Beach and the popular Bude Sea Pool are also close by. A Baby sitting service is also available.
Learn More – https://www.broomhillmanor.co.uk/
#9. Bedruthan Hotel
The Bedruthan Hotel is set in a stunning clifftop position above the beach on the North Cornwall coast. It is also within walking distance of the famous Bedruthan Steps.
The facilities for babies are excellent – there are baby exploring play areas including ball pools, slides and swings plus wooden ride on toys and even a baby rocking horse. There is loads of baby equipment available to borrow including baby back packs and bottle warmers.
Toddlers will love playing on the outdoor wooden ship, in the adventure playground or bouncing on the trampoline. For rainy days, there is an indoor jungle tumble, play room and an indoor swimming pool. A children’s tea is served from 4-6pm where toddlers have their own dinner service and the chefs create fresh nutritious meals for them. For parents, there is a Spa, Adults only restaurant and baby listening service.
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#10. Polurrian Bay Hotel
The family friendly Polurrian Hotel has a number of 2 bedroom suites, along with 180 degree views of the Cornish coast from its glass fronted vista extension. All bookings include 2 hours complimentary childcare a day in the onsite crèche, where there are fun activities such as face painting, arts and crafts and baking. There is also an onsite family cinema in case of bad weather.
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#12. Polean Farm Cottages
There are 7 cottages on Polean Farm sleeping from 2- 8 people. Well behaved dogs are also welcome in some of the cottages.
Toddlers will love the outdoor playground with climbing frame, trampoline, swings and slides. They will also love collecting their own free range eggs from around the farm, having free pony rides on Noah the pony and helping to bottle feed the lambs (seasonal).
There is a safe courtyard area with ride on toy tractors and outdoor play area and a Little Tikes bucket swing, climbing frame, slide and see saw for toddlers. Inside there are Little Tikes toys and a wooden train set. Best of all, there is a barrel train ride around the farm pulled by a red tractor!
Learn More – http://www.poleanfarm.co.uk/
#13. Poltarrow Farm Cottages
The Nancarrow family have been welcoming guests to Potarrow Farm for over 30 years. Guests can stay in their bed and breakfast, or in one of their self-catering cottages surrounded by 45 acres of countryside.
There is also a 10m long indoor swimming pool heated to 30 degrees which is popular with young children. Active children will love the heated indoor sports hall where you can practice your racquet sports or just generally have a run around! But best of all, there is a Tumble Room at Poltarrow Farm which is designed especially for Under 5’s. This is packed full of soft building blocks, tunnels and slides providing the perfect opportunity for toddlers to encourage imaginative minds in a safe and secure environment.
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#14. Treganna Castle Resort
Treganna Castle Resort is a luxury family friendly resort overlooking St Ives, and within walking distance of the beach. There is a hotel with 80 rooms (including family rooms), and a huge range of self catering options including 70 cottages and apartments. There is a choice of restaurants, bars and swimming pools with a jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. Toddlers will love the woodland walks and sub tropical gardens. There is also a Castle Kids day care club which has been awarded Outstanding status.
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#15. Meadow Lakes Holiday Park
Meadow Lakes is a family run 4* holiday park in St Austell with caravans, cottages, lodges, camping pods and cabins to stay in. There are fishing lakes as well as an outdoor heated swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers. Toddlers will also love the indoor and outdoor play areas, and pets corner! The park is dog friendly and there is a large exercise park for your dog to stretch their legs.
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#16. Seaview Holiday Village
Seaview Holiday Village has a range of chalets and stylish caravans near to Looe and Polperro. Onsite facilities for toddlers include an indoor swimming pool, games room, playgrounds, shop, bar, restaurant and evening entertainment.
All the accommodation includes bed linen with beds made up, TV with Freeview channels, fully equipped kitchen, heating and parking.
There is also a Clubhouse which serves food and has nightly entertainment. New for 2018 is Toddler Fun Time from 4pm which is a great way of them letting off a bit of steam before bedtime!!
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#17. Hoburne Doublebois Holiday Park
The Doublebois Holiday Park in the heart of Cornwall is the perfect place to stay if you are looking for a peaceful and chilled out holiday in Cornwall. There is an excellent outdoor children’s playground, and a Games Room with table tennis, pool, darts and loads of books and games.
Toddlers will also love the Nature Trail, and extensive grounds with lots of space to run around, a football pitch and tennis court.
#18. Wooda Farm Holiday Park
This 5* holiday park overlooks Bude Bay, and has breathtaking views of the North Cornish coastline. There are cottages, holiday homes, camping and caravans at Wooda Farm as well as a playground, woodland walk, toddler play area and soft play for the small members of your family.
If you don’t fancy cooking, you can order some food from the onsite bar and grill and takeaway. There are also free tractor rides, and animals including pigmy goats, chickens and lambs to meet too.
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#19. Farmer James Holidays
If your little one loves animals, they will love a farm holiday on Farmer James’s Farm. Toddlers can help out feeding the chickens, collecting eggs and maybe even bottle feeding lambs – all under the careful supervision of Farmer James. If you can tear yourself away from the farm you can even walk into Port Isaac and see where Doc Martin is filmed!
Learn More – http://www.farmerjames.co.uk/
#20. Higher Menadew Farm Cottages
These 4* and 5* self catering cottages near St Austell have their own key to the superb indoor swimming pool which is heated to 29.5 degrees. There is free WIFI available in every cottage, a games room with a dedicated area for the under 5s and animal feeding and egg collecting during the main season.
The Eden project is less than 4 miles away and you can hire bikes and a tag along to cycle there, saving money on your entrance fee for arriving in an environmentally friendly manner.
In case you don’t fancy cooking, there are curries and ice creams available to purchase from an easy access freezer.
Learn More – http://www.stayingincornwall.com/
#21. Landal Gwel An Mor
This 5* holiday resort in Portreath is a peaceful site with luxury lodges, a Wellbeing Spa and an onsite farm. Toddlers can take part in the Meet The Animals sessions at the onsite farm which includes hand feeding and cuddling reindeers and foxes!. There are also unique ‘Gruffalo Experiences’ which are inspired by the book.
There is loads to do onsite at Gwel An Mor including taking a dip in the warm indoor swimming pool, outdoor play area and indoor soft play. The Terrace Restaurant is very popular and has great views, and a takeaway service. Baby and toddler essentials are provided.
The lodges all have the wow factor, and are all furnished to a high spec with all the mod cons – the perfect place to relax after a day at the beach!
Learn More – https://www.gwelanmor.com/
#22. Hendra Holiday Park
Hendra Holiday Park is located just outside Newquay and offers camping pitches, glamping, camping pods, touring caravans, motorhomes and caravans and lodge style accommodation. It is really convenient for visiting Padstow, St Ives, Tintagel, Mevagissy, Lands End, the Eden Project and St Michael’s Mount.
One of the best things about a holiday at Hendra Holiday Park is the Oasis Pool which is an indoor swimming pool with water flumes, fountain slides, geysers and a toddlers area. There is also evening entertainment with bars, restaurants, takeaways, coffee bar and amusements onsite.
Toddlers will love playing in the indoor and outdoor play areas, and taking part in the wide range of activities on offer including Soccer Stars, Pirate Academy and Toddler Splash Time. There are plenty of activities for older children too.
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#23. The Valley
The Valley is a gated complex of cottages and leisure facilities close to Truro and Falmouth. There are 5 types of 2 and 3 bedroom luxury holiday cottages, with access to extensive leisure facilities such as indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, a separate games room, a spa pool, fitness suite and play areas. There are complimentary highchairs, stair gates, bed guards and travel cots available to borrow, as well as a superb selection of toys, DVD’s and books to borrow from reception or whilst dining in the restaurant. Family dogs are welcome too.
Learn More – https://www.thevalleycornwall.co.uk/welcome
#24. Glynn Barton Cottages
They love toddlers at Glynn Barton! These 8 cottages are situated in 13 acres of Cornish countryside and have loads of toddler equipment, such as toddler beds, stair gates and plastic cutlery, to borrow. There is also a dedicated toddler ride on area full of toys, a soft play barn and a play room with a wendy house, games, books and videos. There is an indoor swimming pool and parents can book their little one onto Baby and Toddler swimming lessons, run by Kernow Splashers, during their stay (payable extra)
Learn More – http://www.glynnbarton.co.uk/
#25. Court Farm Holidays
Perfect for toddler holidays, Court Farm Holidays are a couple of miles from Bude and within walking distance of a beach. There is tonnes of baby and toddler equipment to borrow from plastic bowls and spoons through to baby carriers and buggies. The cottages are luxuriously furnished (some even have hot tubs!) and have toys and books for the little ones to play with as well as loads of outdoor toys and play equipment. Just to top it off there is there is a warm swimming pool to enjoy if it rains.
There are some larger holiday cottages at Court Farm Holidays which sleep 12+ cots and 17+ cots which are perfect for a couple of families holidaying together. There are also some friendly Kune Kune pigs and goats which enjoy meeting babies and toddlers on the daily animal feed!
Learn More – http://www.courtfarm-holidays.co.uk/
#26. Hentervene Holiday Park
Hentervene Holiday Park is an award winning holiday park for toddlers in Cornwall. Run by a family with their own children, Hentervene is tucked away in 10.5 acres of countryside, but just 2 miles from a sandy beach at Crackington Haven. There are static caravans, luxury lodges, and even baby friendly lodges which include a wide range of baby and toddler equipment such as baby monitors, bed guards, travel cots and blackout blinds.
Hentervene is a small, quiet holiday park which is a haven for local wildlife – there is even a woodland walk on the park. There is also a games room, library and play area including a playhouse, swing, climbing frame and tennis table.
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#27. Pollaughan Farm
Set in 22 acres, Pollaughan Farm offers 4 stylish cottages and B+B accommodation with a real home from home feel on the Roseland Peninsula. There are sandy beaches within a 20 minute walk or 5 minute drive as well as cycling trails and the coastal footpath. There is an all weather tennis court, an enclosed gardens, ride on toys and sand friendly three wheel pushchairs which you can borrow.
Learn More – https://pollaughan.co.uk/
Read More – 25 Things To Do In Cornwall With Toddlers
#28. Little Bodieve Cornwall Holiday Park
Little Bodieve Cornwall Holiday Park is a great toddler friendly holiday park as it has an outdoor heated swimming pool (with seasonal water slide!), free crazy golf and play park. The park is also only a few miles away from beaches at Polzeath, Daymer Bay, and Port Isaac (famous for Doc Martin). Visitors can stay in a self-catering caravan or you can bring your motor home, caravan or tent. There is a new bar and beer garden onsite which serves small snacks, or you can walk into the town of Wadebridge for shops and cafes. The Camel Trail (excellent traffic free cycling), Eden Project, Crealy Adventure Park and Padstow are nearby.
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#29. Trevorrick Farm Cottages
Trevorrick Farm near Padstow is perfect for a toddler farm holiday in Cornwall. There are loads of grassy space outside for little ones to play along with a giant ‘play’ combine harvester! One of the best features of Trevorrick Farm Cottages is the indoor pool heated to 29 degrees – great for a rainy day. For young bird spotters, Trevorrick Farm Cottages have a couple of barn owl boxes with infa red carmeras inside so you can view the barn owls from the comfort of your own cottage! Animal feeding takes place at 8.30am every day.
Located just 3 miles away from Cornwall’s Crealy adventure park, Trevorrick Farm Cottages is in a great location for a family holiday.
Learn More – https://www.trevorrick.co.uk/
#30. Kernock Cottages
The award winning Kernock Cottages in the Lynher Valley offers 5 restored barns set in a 25 acre private estate. All the cottages are 5* and baby friendly offering a multitude of baby equipment at no extra charge. Babies even get a luxury Storksak baby welcome hamper containing bathing essentials such as wipes and gentle organic baby toiletries!
The cottages sleep from 2-8 people and each has its own private garden, terrace and inbuilt bbq – perfect for enjoying summer evenings when your baby is asleep.
Learn More – https://www.kernockcottages.com/
#31. Tredethick Farm Cottages
These baby and toddler friendly cottages are a favorite with parents who come back time after time. There are the obvious highlights of daily animal feeding, twice weekly pony rides, soft play, and an indoor swimming pool, but Tredethick focuses on giving parents a holiday too. They are more than happy to arrange a baby sitter for you whilst you go out to some of the high quality restaurants close by, and little touches like comfy chairs, newspapers and free freshly ground coffee in the soft play room enable you to relax too.
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#32. St Minver Holiday Park
This holiday park in Cornwall is set in a parkland setting and has luxury lodges, and a heated indoor swimming pool with separate toddler pool. It is set in the grounds of an old manor house and is just minutes away from Polzeath, Daymer Bay and the Rock beaches. There is loads for toddlers at St Minver Holiday Park including a soft play area with ball pool, amusement arcade, pool table, nature trail and adventure play with fun park. There is a Kids’ Clubs for preschool children to 10 year olds, and nightly entertainment with family shows and quiz nights.
If you want a holiday park which is great for toddlers with plenty of facilities and activities, but close to lots of good beaches, this is the park for you.
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#33. Boswarthen Farm
Boswarthen Farm offers very comfortable tents if you fancy taking your baby or toddler on their first glamping trip! Close to the beach and in the middle of cream tea country, this place is a gem if you like a more rustic holiday with your baby. The highlight of any toddler’s holiday would be the chance to learn about life on a dairy farm and watch the cow being milked every day. There are also twice weekly campfires in the summer!
Learn More – http://boswarthenfarm.co.uk/
#34. Higher Lank Farm
Higher Lank Farm has farm holidays for babies and toddlers. Situated near Bodmin, Higher Lank Farm is a working farm which has highly recommended, luxurious farm cottages.
Each cottage feature a dedicated nursery with cot/s, changing station, wash basin, bouncy chairs, baby nest, bumbo seats, baby monitors, toys and free use of real nappies and spare bedding.
Higher Lank Farm has specific cottages available for twins and triplets, and some accommodation for grandparents too with ensuite facilities upstairs above the family accommodation. There is also an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi and sunbathing area. Toddlers can also take part in farm activities such as feeding lambs, grooming ponies and collecting eggs.
Learn More – http://higherlankfarm.co.uk/
#35. Juliots Well Holiday Park
Juliots Wells holiday park in North Cornwall has modern caravans and pines lodges, and stunning countryside views. It is close to Flambards Theme Park, Tintagel and is just 4 miles from Trebarwith Beach. There are 33 acres of sheltered parkland and shady woods, a children’s play area and a games room. Free WIFI is available too.
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#36. Crylla Valley Cottages
The Crylla Valley Cottages near Saltash have been designed with toddlers in mind. The cottages are clean and well equipped with parking next door. There is a fantastic outdoor toddlers play area with bright, chunky toddler toys to play with! Guests have free unlimited access to an indoor pool at the nearby country club which includes a water cannon, fanjet and outdoor flume!
Learn More – https://www.cryllacottages.co.uk/
#37. Trevalgan Holiday Farm
Situated just 1.5 miles away from St Ives, Trevalgan Farm Cottages are run by parents of small children so they know how to help you have a relaxing holiday. Little touches like blackout blinds in at least one bedroom in each cottage and being able to borrow 3 wheel buggies and back packs makes this a very popular place with both parents and children. There is also an indoor toddler playbarn and Pets Corner, with ducks, hens and Flossie the Rabbit as well as loads of space for toddlers to run around in.
Learn More – http://www.trevalgan.co.uk/
#38. Tregongeeves Farm Cottages
On the outskirts of St Austell, Tregongeeves Farm Cottages overlooks 22 acres of Cornish countryside. There is an indoor swimming pool, gym, outdoor play area and indoor play barn with a train table and wendy house. Parents will love the complimentary coffee available in the play barn!
Ruby and Ronnie, the donkey’s look forward to meeting you! Children can also collect eggs in the morning for their breakfast.
Learn More – https://www.tregongeeves.co.uk/
#39. Forda Holiday Lodges and Cottages
There are 10 lodges and 2 holiday cottages at Forda Holiday Cottages and Lodges in a woodland setting in North Cornwall. This is a tranquil park hidden in a secluded valley with woodland, open spaces, nature trails and a river. There is an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, spa, hot tub, tennis courts and 4 course fishing ponds for guests. There is also a games room, giant chess, play area with swings, sandpit and seesaw for the younger children, as well as a boules and horseshoe pitch for all the family.
The park is close to heritage coastline, sandy beaches, the Tamar Lakes and also the border with Devon.
Cots, highchairs and stairgates are provided free of charge.
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#40. Fox Valley Cottages
If you are looking for a cottage near Looe, Fowey and Polperro, check out Fox Valley Cottages. The cottages are close to stunning coastal footpath walks in a peaceful countryside location but with loads of facilities for babies and toddlers. There is an indoor heated swimming pool, spa, games room and outdoor play area.
The gardens also have sun loungers, BBQs and plenty of space for children to run around and play games. Toddlers will love the trampoline, slide, swings and ride on toys.
Learn More – http://www.foxvalleycottages.co.uk/
#41. West Woolley Farm
Cots, bedguards, baby baths, nappy bins, potties, high chairs, booster seats, steps and stairgates are all provided at West Woolley Farm. There are lots of super friendly animals to feed in the morning including Maple, Misty and Morwenna the pygmy goats, Ruby and Rose the kune kune pigs and the sheep which love a back rub!
There is also a sports barn with where older children can play football, cricket or basketball. Babies and toddlers will love the ride ons and the low level climbing wall!
Learn More – https://westwoolleyfarm.co.uk/
#42. Little White Alice’s Eco Arks
Little White Alice’s Eco Cottages are located on a 28 acre small holding. 12 acres of the land is managed as a nature reserve and the rest is used for animals and the vegetable garden. There are 2 cottages and 2 eco arks at Little White Alice’s and children are free to play outside, feed the animals and take part in the weekly craft sessions during school holidays.
There are rare breed animals which children can help to feed in the daily animal feeding sessions. These include Sammy and Frankie the Golden Guernsey goats, alpacas and black pigs. There is also the opportunity to walk the goats on their daily bramble ramble and go on a pony ride on the Shetland ponies.
Learn More – https://littlewhitealice.co.uk/
#43. Coombe Mill
If you are looking for a baby friendly holiday in Cornwall, Coombe Mill comes highly recommended. Situated on a 30 acre private estate between Bodmin Moor and the beach, Coombe Mill is close to attractions such as the Eden Project and the beach. The Coombe Mill Railway operates on a daily basis giving train rides around the grounds, and children can also take part in the morning animal feed run with Farmer Nick.
There is an indoor play area, and an outside play area with trampoline, swings, bikes, trikes and cars. Fiona, who owns Coombe Mill, also runs a popular Activity Hour where families come together to enjoy an organised hour of educational play. This involves arts and crafts, sometimes with a farm theme, and is designed to get the children’s imagination flowing.
Learn More – https://www.coombemill.com/
#44. White Acres Holiday Park
The 4* White Acres Holiday Park is just 5 miles from Newquay set in 184 acres of rolling Cornish countryside. Families can choose to stay in a range of caravans suiting different budgets and all family sizes. They all have digital TVs, DVD players, fully equipped kitchens and bedding. There are also a few stylish lodges available.
Toddlers will love the indoor swimming pool, toddler pool and Galleon adventure play area with climbing frame and dinosaur slide. Older children may like the agility course with tyre swings. There is also a mini tenpin bowling alley and amusement arcade for rainy days.
A Kids Club is available for preschool children – 10 year olds. Family friendly evening entertainment takes place too in the Lakeside Club.
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#45. Tehidy Holiday Park
This small family owned holiday park is located in between St Ives and St Agnes in a wooded valley. It is just 3 miles from sandy beaches at Porthtowan which is a Blue Flag award winning beach backed with sand dunes and cliffs. The park offers self catering caravans, 2 and 4 bedroom cottages, camping and wigwams. The onsite facilities include a play area, games room and shop. This is a good choice if you are looking for a small holiday park in the centre of Cornwall where you can easily get to lots of attractions.
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#46. Monkey Tree Holiday Park
Monkey Tree Holiday Park is set in 56 acres in between Newquay and Perranporh on the North coast. They have more than 50 static caravans for families to stay in, and they all benefit from a private patio, heating, parking and a complimentary welcome hamper. Bed linen is included, and beds are made up for you on arrival.
Onsite facilities include a newly refurbished clubhouse, restaurant, fish and chip takeaway, bar and amusement arcades. There is an indoor play area, outdoor heated swimming pool, playgrounds, ride on cars and diggers for toddlers.
There is also daily activities for the children, and a packed in house nightly entertainment schedule.
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#47. #Cornhill Farm Cottages
Cornhill Farm Cottages form part of a 130 acre beef and cereal producing, family run working farm. The cottages are traditionally converted stone barns, set in beautiful, open countryside. Families are welcome to enjoy all the farm has to offer, from seeing the cows and calves, pigs or miniature ponies, to quiet walks around the farm where you can enjoy picturesque views of St Austell Bay and Luxulyan Valley. Toddlers will love the tractor / trailer ride around the farm in the purpose built tractor. There is also a large play area with a summer house, swings, slide and a see saw.
There are 5 cottages set around a landscaped courtyard. They are all designed to be as cosy as possible and include a washing machine, cooker, microwave and a selection of board games.
Cornhill Farm Cottages are just a 15 min walk from the Eden Project, and people who walk or cycle get a discount on entry.
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#48. Trevathan Farm
The holiday cottages at Trevathan Farm are just three miles from the sea, and a tractor ride from their ‘Strawberry Farm’ where you can enjoy homemade cake, pick your own strawberries and relax as the kids explore the park. The highlight of the day for many families is the daily tractor and trailer ride with Farmer Mark, who will take you on a tour around the farm stopping on the way to feed animals. There are often lambs and calves that need hand feeding, and the goats, hens, Shetland ponies and wallaby’s like making new friends!
Polzeath Beach, Daymer Day Rock and Port Isaac is 10 mins drive away, as is the Camel Trail which you can cycle along to Padstow. There is also an outdoor play area with swings, slide and climbing wall.
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#49. Tollgate Farm
Tollgate Farm Caravan & Camping Site is a quiet, family run site offering holidays in wooden glamping pods.
The site is a 20 minute walk to the beach, and has easy access to the north and south coasts, Lizard Peninsula and Land’s End. There is a large play area, playground and paddock with goats, pigs and guinea pigs in it.
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#50. Rosehill Lodges
One of the best things about Rosehill Lodges is that they are just a 5 minute walk from Porthtowan’s sandy beach, which has been awarded Blue Flag status for its excellent water quality and facilities. The Eden Project, St Ives, Land’s End and the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth are just 30 mins drive away.
The 5* luxury lodges have hot tubs, smart TVs, log burners, grass roofs and superfast WIFI. Toddlers will love the Toy Box which is in every lodge. Parents can book a free Baby Package which includes all the baby essentials like cot and highchair, baby bath, changing mat, steriliser, potty, baby step etc.
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